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Royal but regular: Will Harry and Meghan seek 'normality' for their baby?

22 Mar 2019

LONDON Wearing his army fatigues while on tour in Afghanistan in 2013 thousands of miles from home, Britain's Prince Harry cut a relaxed figure as he told journalists: "I am one of the guys, I don't get treated any differently." | Video

Britain still hopeful of weekend Brexit breakthrough, says Hunt

07 Mar 2019

LONDON Britain's government is still hopeful it can secure a Brexit breakthrough with the European Union this weekend ahead of a key parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's deal next week, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday. | Video

Scottish university package linked to London parcel bombs

06 Mar 2019

LONDON Police blew up a parcel sent to a Scottish university on Wednesday and said they were linking it to three devices sent to major transport hubs in London the day before.

Man who plotted truck attack on London's Oxford Street jailed for life

06 Mar 2019

LONDON A Muslim convert who had pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) was jailed for life on Wednesday for plotting to drive a truck into pedestrians on central London's busy Oxford Street.

Two more teenagers killed as knife murders in Britain soar

04 Mar 2019

LONDON Two teenagers were killed in knife attacks in Britain over the weekend, bringing the number of people killed in stabbings this year to at least 24 and pushing the bloodshed to the forefront of national concern.

British royals appeal for online kindness after trolling of Kate and Meghan

04 Mar 2019

LONDON Britain's royals unveiled a new protocol on Monday for users of their social media channels, asking for kindness and warning of possible police action following a rise in abusive comments, often aimed at Prince Harry's pregnant wife Meghan.

British PM Theresa May's lawyer seeks legal fix to the Brexit riddle

04 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 4 Prime Minister Theresa May's top lawyer will try to clinch a Brexit compromise with the European Union this week in a last ditch bid to win over rebellious British lawmakers before crunch votes that could delay the divorce for three months.

UK court orders extradition of French businessman sought over Sarkozy allegations

26 Feb 2019

LONDON A British judge has ordered the extradition of a French businessman suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential campaign.

Britain to expand ban on Lebanon's Hezbollah, calling it terrorist group

25 Feb 2019

LONDON Britain said on Monday it plans to ban all wings of Hezbollah due to its destabilising influence in the Middle East, classing the Lebanese Islamist movement as a terrorist organisation.

Factbox: What Brexit legislation does Britain still need to pass before EU exit?

07 Feb 2019

LONDON Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, yet in reality the deadline for reaching an exit deal with the European Union is likely to be well before that date if parliament is to pass necessary legislation in time.

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